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Phillies Minor League Roundup: Dom Brown goes hitless again in Clearwater

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:16 AM
Here’s how the Phillies’ minor league teams fared on Friday, April 10: Lehigh Valley IronPigs – Triple A Chad Billingsley made his first rehab start for the IronPigs on Friday. Billingsley threw 58 pitches, 39 for strikes, in 3.1 innings of work for Lehigh Valley. He surrendered... Read more

Matt Barnes: Allen Iverson knew how to spend in the strip clubs

Friday, April 10, 2015, 3:36 PM
Sports Illustrated has a feature story on the Clippers' Matt Barnes, who relates the early days of his NBA career. One of his stories involves his proximity to Allen Iverson, at a time when AI was at the height of his popularity - and financial success: One early lesson came from Iverson, his teammate... Read more

April 9 Phillies minor league round-up

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 11:25 PM
Here’s how the Phillies’ minor league teams fared on Thursday, April 9: Lehigh Valley IronPigs – Triple A Much like its parent club, the IronPigs could not get anything going at the plate in their 4-0 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox at Coca-Cola Park. Lehigh did manage seven hits... Read more

Connor Barwin challenges J.J. Watt to box jump battle

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 8:24 PM
Connor Barwin, fresh off restructuring his contract with the Eagles this offseason, posted this impressive feat of physical fitness to Instagram on Thursday. I'm comin for ya @justinjames99 (57in) A video posted by Connor Barwin (@connorbarwin98) on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:30am PDT Barwin posted... Read more

Police searching for shirtless, bleeding man who stole replica Indy 500 pace car

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:13 AM
The job of driving an Indy 500 pace car, which leads the warm-up laps prior to the race and, if needed, sets the speed at which officials wish to start the race, has been given to celebrities from Donald Trump to Guy Fieri to Jim Harbaugh. Wednesday night, the job fell to an as yet nameless volunteer... Read more

Mike Sielski voted top sports columnist by APSE

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:11 PM
Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist Mike Sielski was voted the top sports columnist in the over 175,000 circulation category by the Associated Press Sports Editors. The news was released on Wednesday night in a tweet: Philadelphia Inquirer’s Mike Sielski takes first place in Column Writing... Read more

Papelbon: 'I don’t really feel much like a Phillie'

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 8:29 PM
Beloved Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon continued to endear himself to the fans of Philadelphia on Wednesday. Papelbon told Julian Benbow of the Boston Globe: “I don’t really feel much like a Phillie.” The Phils’ closer when on to say: “It’s been a tough transition... Read more

Caption Contest: Tiger Woods returns to Augusta for The Masters

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:48 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Despite not winning a golf tournament in over 18 months, Tiger Woods is back in action this week in his 20th appearance at the Masters. Betting odds on Woods and his four green jackets, which started at 60-1 at Bovada.lv, have dropped all the way down to 13-1. So... Read more

Jimmy Rollins used to dislike 'everything L.A. stood for,' but not now

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:04 PM
So you're probably well aware that while the Phillies were getting blown out by the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, this happened on the other side of the country: Hey, @JimmyRollins11. Welcome to Hollywood. #OpeningDayLA https://t.co/9H4Fn1ICyK — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers)... Read more

Cole Hamels dreaming of Fenway Park?

Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:48 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge "I just want to win,'' Hamels told USA Today back in February. "That's all. That's all any competitor wants. And I know it's not going to happen here.” It’s not surprising that Cole wants to be dealt. Last year, the Phillies ace paired an impressive 2... Read more
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